Refine search resultsSkip to search results
Woodbridge: Garden Art Press, 1999. Edited by Ashley Hicks. Photography by Dana Hyde. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs. 304 pages. Square 4to, green cloth, d.w. Woodbridge: Garden Art Press, (1999). Faint paperclip impression at top edge of dust wrapper, else a fine copy.
Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu, 1638. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.25" x 21" This intriguing 1638 map depicts Tierra del Fuego, an archipelago off the southernmost tip of South America that is separated from Patagonia by the Straits of Magellan. Discovered in 1520 by its namesake, this narrow strip of water attracted significant European attention as the fastest connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Enticing, but not easy: as the illustration of seven ships in the lower.....